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'Til We Meet Again (1940)

Approved | | Drama, Romance | 20 April 1940 (USA)
Dying Joan Ames meets criminal Dan Hardesty on a luxury liner as he is being transported back to America by policeman Steve Burke to face execution. Joan and Dan fall in love, their fates unbeknownst to one another.

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Bonny Coburn
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Sir Harold Pinchard
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Dr. Cameron
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Jimmy Coburn
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Ass't. Purser
Doris Lloyd ...
Louise
Marjorie Gateson ...
Mrs. Hester
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Freddy
William Halligan ...
Bartender on Boat
Victor Kilian ...
Herb McGillis
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Dying Joan Ames meets criminal Dan Hardesty on a luxury liner as he is being transported back to America by policeman Steve Burke to face execution. Joan and Dan fall in love, their fates unbeknownst to one another.

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FOUR WEEKS IN WHICH TO LIVE - an eternity in which to die. One of the grandest screen treats.

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Drama | Romance

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Till We Meet Again  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on June 10, 1940 with Merle Oberon and Pat O'Brien reprising their film roles. See more »

Goofs

When George Brent and Pat O'Brien fall into the Hong Kong harbor the ship is well under way and would not have been motionless next to them while they struggled in the water. Incorrect: Merle Oberon's character had not yet boarded the ship when this occurs. The ship appears to be under way because of other ships moving in the background. See more »

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Version of The Price of Living (1954) See more »

Soundtracks

Apple Blossoms and Chapel Bells
(1939) (uncredited)
Music by Al Hoffman and Walter Kent
Played when Harold and the Countess walk from the deck into the casino
Continued through the Horse Race game
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Glowing, gorgeous Merle Oberon
27 December 2002 | by (Silver Spring, Maryland, USA) – See all my reviews

I don't fall in love easily, but Merle Oberon captured my heart. I was struck dumb every moment that she was on the screen. This is a beautifully directed movie with great crowd scenes and luscious close-ups. The plot is unlikely, but the emotions are true to life. Memorable.


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